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Boredom: What is it and how should we respond?


What is Boredom? Why would anyone other than someone who is bored be interested about the topic? Why write about it unless your creating solutions to a problem? Could boredom ever be healthy? Boredom is a feeling first and foremost. It lies at the root of many illnesses, so many in fact, that the modern… Continue reading Boredom: What is it and how should we respond?

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Will the movie Atlas Shrugged be the new rallying cry of the Tea Party?


NPR has a short blurb about the upcoming movie Atlas Shrugged based on Ayn Rand's epic. But is it all a farce? I've run across several articles on the subject and they all hinge on Rands deliberately poor presentation of arguments against monopoly capitalism. The current anti globalization movement, with its seemingly post modern flavor,… Continue reading Will the movie Atlas Shrugged be the new rallying cry of the Tea Party?

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Liars for Jesus: Historical Revisionism and supposed UFO revelations


An often circulated FBI memo about the Roswell incident, which resulted in a fraud conviction for some of those involved has been republished, yet again. A variety of news outlets have commented on the recent unveiling of the 'Hottel' memo and some on the fringe of journalistic legitimacy have suggested that it's 'news worthy'.  What… Continue reading Liars for Jesus: Historical Revisionism and supposed UFO revelations

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New to the Bookshelf


I have always been an avid reader and lover of books but during my last year in University, I became bogged down by an almost full time work schedule and a failure of community that left me not only unmotivated but also seemingly paralyzed by depression. The past year has seen me turn around and… Continue reading New to the Bookshelf